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.4' - : r 1 ... 4 TV jv - , - 7 vnn - r nn r SGQnn nn n:r"n?'nn 'ft IT II J . Ills - '' ' ' ' . - Wo. - J ' ' ' i I J it A; Jf - 1 - A" .'..V. 'AHES MILLER :. A The ouaatlan haa nfn Vu mIi.j :;;? - la muilo elrelM u to the place and ft l significance of Jaxs )a art Correle i . tiro. with this query hu bua the qunUia m .to what is to bo dons . about H. It It remarkable to not 1 1 how. the ranks of the jau artists : are swelling dally. Ysars ago, If a , y ; ,y uio teacher had suspicion that Ms . pupils ' were surreptitiously playing . '. ragtime, there wu sure to bo a rlo v ; lent scene. But, tod iy, pupile havs ; I j. oo htiltancy about informing thalr , waoniirt that tho fitld of Jau U thtlr ' nrtt placo. It Is not at' all i ii' - ; ovldant tht 1 niacin i. ...i.. t thaa olauioal (soallcd). Of eoum. vyheopatora do nothing but , i ah tha muxla. uttinv in kim ' ' whtro thtr don't belong, and i making "hof cherusec by tho ttm - :.; 1U Jooodur of baring each Inatru - o : Mt Play is i diffewnt Jcyj but .ri.f thtio ar tho untalntid ontff of tho 1 Proflon, . not tha artUta, They - 1 havo thtlr oounttrpart in elaaaleal mualo In thoao "artlaU" (far too - Attumaroui) who hava no oonctptlon ;r;Vi;.f Interpretation or of clean taohnlo. v. IluS, It U not with thtM that wo ;i:ar - ionemd,but with - tho rtal ,artUl. By artlat Z mtan on who brlnri to ht writing or to hli play ?lng. homathlnj of hi own person ;. allty which, balanesd by good taitf, t add j to tb , resulting muiic Jau : :. - .fcM arUst. To giro a partial lUt, , ; .f there, are Whlteman, Idllngton, Wal - : - Ur( Slniaas, Blalco, and others of this . . j callbdr. Tho question Is to aooount - forf'the success 'of these men, and ;,.r for their hosts or followers. , ,; . ; One of the greatest reasons for the f ; fuccMs, of Jasa, It ssems to mo, is , that It Is on the level of tho men ;; i, ; talltjf of tho majority of people. This Hv,t - tht - MtL,t " Mdlence. , . ; This realisation of appreolatlon of f - forte contributes greaUy to its auo - ; T eees. Besides, there can be no real vr - iart without an audience. , 1 - ikl :Tho field of jau has an undoubted lucrative appeal, alio, Jau players ;and singers are more highly paid, as class, than are those in any other i profession. Whenever a - dance or ohtatra or an Individual are asked :; : ;. to; appear - prof eislonally, they are v paid without much question. But the classical performer (unless, of course, ow m a manager i is considered as sort pf public UUllty, ready, to ap - , near, .w au umes lor any kind of - y: A program without getting paid. Per - j haps thuy consider .tho classical ; artist, yott could not stoop to con - iJfllthy lucre.?4jid that ie Uvea only t ftr art. ; laat may be so In some V: oases, but" if is aotmoult to pay V ; ' one's blUs with - art." If you were ' to tell the landlord thaC being an 1 - v , artist would could not stoop to on - i aider mere money, either to receive ' ' ' f give, I am inclined to suspect that !VV lie would be unsympathetic. - v The cultural value of jau is low, . it is claimed. It Is very difficult to ; " epeak unbluedlg on aesthetic matters where the personal reactions ; Weigh so greatly. As Bertrand Ru - ' eel says concerning the "progress y - bt evolution, the most advanced type humanity now in i. . u . philosopher. ' - cording to the phlloj - opber, the progress of evolution hu vbeen steadily upward from the proto - Koon to present - day humanity. How - : ever, ita is the philosopher who says so. We have not kot asked the proto - oon xor nie etory. mrhapa he would - ny tliat It hu been a etaadv dariina .; ' In tha ihannna f mt Imh..i.i ...j V'Jv , cnnot be abaolutely aura of our . , , ground, according to Mr. Rusael. it - Tho same thing applies to our art ;; f controversies. However, be It prdg - ' VY, u or decline, this movement to - , . ! (wuda jau, it hu solid reasons back . i,' jof It To atop Its movements, It is hOCeiSary tO remova thoaa raaanna Vi. P0 them in back of whatever , r !yo - nt to progress. If you are ;r; .imablo to do this, then you are pow jjitttess to stop it tq N. A. A. CP. $1,000 , v rfjcw tork, June 2 - Harold K. !,;i - Oulnsburg, publisher of the Viking mmm mao. preaiaeni or the Literary . , .. Guild, hu aent to the National Am. y f ,! soeiatlon for the Advancement of , . jwoiorea - eopie nie check for $1,000; '; ''irepresenUng the first payment on his ;IH .three - year pledge meetings the con - ;r; . dlUons of Mr. William Rosenwald. i ;WBa oa - rea i,uw a year for three ;'4,' years if four others could bo found r.slte) do the same. SDOISKr WjTEW At Once ? ,; ; ; Earn flJOO To $t 2,000 a Year - U Learn to operate Motion Picture Machines. We must - nave - Negro motion picture operators all over America, every City, State and pounty. Kg Opportunities, Easy to Learn, Position when Qualified ; Write for Particulars Send 2c Stamp to Cover Postage, ; BJILMORE FILM, TONE STUDIO 200 V, 133th Street, Suite 220, New York City 'M A Rteita Few plays within the time of any theatergoer now alive have aroused eueh : a - flood of favorable comment ae rrhe Oreea Jastures," by, Uare Connelly. ' Tho piece is founded on 4t book by - Roark Bradford, called "Or Man Adam and 2 Ha chlllun'," and although, there is no record pf complaint opon the part of .the - author, many volunteer defenders have rushed forward to cry out that It is unjust to give so much of the credit to the man who merely did the dramatisation. But this la a point ill - founded m fact - j It rests upon a misconception of the . inevitable relationship between tho narrative form and. the dramatic I mean that no book was ever so suitable for tho theater that It could walk right out from between covert to tread the boards. A vut amount of skillful carpentry, at the very least, is required to make a etory serve as a play. - And Mr. Connelly hu done a great deal mora - than cabinet work. 1 A vital. change in spirit has occurred. Mr. Bradford was chiefly intent upon bringing out the humor which lies in tho retelling of Bible stories In the terms of a naive Negro's mind. This Marc Connelly has preserved, but he hu added an Infinite grain of pathos. And it is this heart - breaking quality which , serves to make "The Green Futures" notable among tho season's offerings. Much hu been made of the fact that the play is an absolute novelty. Nothing like It hu ever been seen in the New York theater before. To the dramatic orltlo jaded by hundreds of first nights, . there may be something exciting la getting off the beaten track; - but. to the general public which goee. to shows less frequently, innovation is n6t necesuri!y engrossing. , Quits rightfully, the average spectator is mors interested in the question. 1s It . good? rather than "Is it novel r - There 1 nothing experimental In "The Green Futures." It stands on its own merits, wholly ulde from the fact that it represents a pioneering eplrlt ' Ot course, it Is Interesting to find that the great white putflle of Broadway, will manlfeat enthusiasm about a play dealing with Negro life and acted by a cut composed wholly, of Negroes. For years It Wu ' a reproach agalnat public tute that the vut and rich literary field of Negro life was practically closed to native ' dramatists. At lsut it wu shut save for farcical treatment. The ancient and long tradition of the minstrels set a standard from which It took us all a long time tO ' STOW tlO. (Th ulAm est the theater ran that the Negro wu a loi else). wmwy ngure ana nothing NEW YORK, Jilne 2In recognition Of har Itallir WOrlc'aa mam. I bar of "Hot ' Chocolates," Miss Cato nu oeen signea to a contract by Lew Leslie and will be one ofMhe etars In his eomlnsr nrodueM nn. nrtt. only singing, but having linee in the snow. She wu formarlv with Shnfinii'a Revue in Auatralla. laavlnv that nr. ganlzatlon to join the Whitman Sla ters, witn whom she wu featured for two years. Latr. ih inn,ir,H In "Hot Chocolatea" and during the past summer, wu guest aoloiat at St Mark'e Church at a Sunday muaicale, singing aplrltuala and classics. HANDCUFF ARTIST COMES TO NEW YORK aaaaawaaw NEW YORK, June 26. The man with' a thouaand different titles, the ravatarv man. tha human .i mnnt " " " MM WtV)JbU into the Courier Office to say hello,, after flnlshlnsr a data on tha Pnii ant New England circuits. Mr. Blake re - pons marvelous snowing all over that route, and said that the managers evervwhara claim that thair on.fn. mors were elated at the mystifying stunts of tho colored handcuff king. Mr. Blake is back in town for the specific purpose of making arrangements to appear at several state falra and carnivala, during the aumxner months, Mr. Blake's feature stunt is that of escaping from a straight Jacket suspended In mld - alr by his feet He is the only race artist performing this difficult feat lit PHffi HALL BAG SBS BiBflKJBl SBr - Sa ' BLBBBSB BTBSSB. WBBBBB WW H SBW I IBS BBSS. BBBI BBBI - BBBBSBBk. SBB1 BBBhv aa mm ot ' Tt"ttt' h Htymoi PLAYS GOD RICHARD B. HARRISON The flret play to break through completely wu "Porgy," and although there Is no similarity In theme it did serve to mark the way for "The Green Features." Any very successful production is likely to depend upon a collaboration of forces. In this . cue honors must no . split in several quarters. Maro Connelly deserves the major share not only because he adapted Bradford's material for stage purpoees. but also because he touched the whole thing off with the fire - which can omi only from superb direction. Some mention must be made ot Robert Edmund Jones, designer of the sets and fcostumss. Too often the artlat wars against the actor. His sets may be brilliant but they actually urve to distract the audience's attention from the players. This time the blend is perfect Mr. Jonee hu caught the precise color of Mr. Connelly's intention. And to complete the synthesis of effort the cut has clicked into lace without one jarring note. Many have held that the Negro Is a natural actor. (This Is probably u false u the notion that any Pullman porter could sit down and dub. off anf raniiln v a erftiMa 1 9 Al.a - a u were a piano In the diner). The men m - - ' - - - - - and women who make up the cut IN Jly FLOYD G. SXELSON NEW ' YORK, June 26 Joeephlne ! Hall, well - known radio songbird, re - turnea June lovpn tne steamship Drottlngholm of the Swedish - Ameri can Line, embarking from Gothen burg after completing three months' engagement with Rolphs' RevTvof 1930 at the Chlena Theater. Stock - i holm, Sweden. Mlaa Hall wu chosen for this unusual engagement through the ap preciation of her radio and night club presentations having appeared with sreat success at tha Cotton with great auccess at tho Cotton Club and Plantation, The produeUon wu a highly selected conglomeration of International stars representing a doaen European countries. She shared honors with Baby Esther Lee Jobee, 10 - year - old dancer of Chicago, who represented their race u well u the United Statee. Mlaa Hall la loud In pralae for the genuine Swedltah hospitality, having been the guest of the family and relatlvea of Mlaa KaJ Gynt famous Swedish scenario writer of New York. She Is one of few Afro - Americans who have appeared In tho Land of the Midnight Sun. QUINTETTE ISBUSY NEW YORK. June 21 Right la front among the leading quintettes of the country, one flnde a elnglng en - aemoie wormy or mgneet Honors. They answer to the stags name "Wright Quintette." For many years this quintette hu appeared before the leading social registrars In New York, London, Paris, and are familiar figures on the American stage, appearing often on the Keith and Loew circuits. In order of their appearances, they are: Vernon Porter, first tenor; William Loghen. tenor; Thos. R Hall, baritone, and James E. Llghtfoot under the dlrecUon of Elizabeth Logon. 99 Btotm " of The Green Futures" are much more than individuals riding along u oon the enit ( a nitiv. it These are artists highly skilled in ui aoung prorassion. xou can run along Broadway, night after night sprinting from - show 'to show, and see no better rounded and complete performance than that given by Richard Harrison . in tha mi ' t GOd. . ,....? Tho fact that the Deity actually appears in person in this play is the explanation of tho number of managers who fought shy of It The manuscript want almost a complete round of tha efflcaa bafor An inde pendent producer had the courage imjk.9 m cnance. "people won't atand for it" wu the criUclsm of many a Broadway wiseacre who read tho script Possibly Mr. Harrison's performance hu done much to avoid any implication of offense. It is such a simple, reverent and. atralght - forward piece ot acting that the effect is one certain to move ovsn the most religious minded. Though the play is shot through and through with humorous lines and situations, its. fundamental' core is profound and aerloua. If tha play must bo clualfled it can be but identified u an Afro - American morality. Ail of the play is to me engroulng and moving, but one scene is particular gripe me u little else in the theater hu ever done. The children of Israel are on the. march to the promised land. Naturally, they are a very dusky set of children. Moses ia oia ana xseoio ana cannot keep up with his followers. He sits by the side of the road u they pue on ay aoa pai.ino zausn nroobat en the shoulder. And as they ra thsv sing a spiritual which hu la .It something of tho same, sob which must have been heard in tha vnic.i of the authentic Israelites centuries So. Probably there are not more than fifty or sixty people involved, but they walk slowly, tight - packed, upon a treadmill. It seems u if millions are on the march. Ahead lies the promised land which Mosee will never see. but the city of Jericho bars the way. And then, from offstage, faintly, sound the ramshorns and the tinkle of maaonrv a ,. walls come tumbMnr down, trn rlaes that mightiest of ail the spirituals. "Joshua Fit tho BatUo of Jericho," and I am weeping once more. I have a right to weep. The man or woman who can sit through "The Grsen Futures" dry - eyed hu no right ever to bo allowed in any theater. In fact, I rather think I would bar such an individual from every communal contact with all who move w www to fcUO WV1 IU of a heartbeat aoouc ui wona under the propulsion IIU ivi ifN.: NEW YORK. June 26 Rohart Samuel Slater, well known to two generations o4 theatergoers, died on Friday, June 20, attho Presbyterian Hoapltal, New York City. He was born In New Orleans, La, June 22, 1869, and entered the theatrical profession at a young age, traveling for yeara with the Dr. Lee Cooper medicine ehows famous at that time Jit next came East where he formed a partnership with the late Bert Murphy, the team making their flret ap pearance at a benefit performance at Madleon Square Garden, given forGuaale L. Davis, colored song wrlterwhere they were seen by the late Bob Cole and engaged by him I c " to a ,? mefly' " : ?oonto.T7u A"" succeaaful sea xor ma musical comedv. "th tn n ro on wiu mis company they went! miwnn ren u Into vaudeville, then cailed variety JUP1 Chlldren'a Home and tho St and became the leading colored act Benedict Day Nursery wUl bo the of tho day, playing the Orpheum clr - buii uia uie isun Proctor time. Later he was a partner with Henry Williams. His lut vaulevUle partner was Fred Rogere, who Is sUll living In New Haven. Conn. After leaving vaudeville he established the flret licensed vaudeville booking agency by and for colored performere. He also was the organiser of the Colored. Vaudeville Benevolent Association. He also wu manager of the Ruby Theater In Louisville, Ky at one time and was the manager of the first colored American musical comedy company to invade Cuba. Hie funeral will he conducted at the funeral parlors of Granville O. Paris on West Slat atraat ia a,.. enth avenue, Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock. . He lehvee his mother, wife. son. daughter, two brothers to mourn his death Musicians Yanted Beginners and advanosd for daaoo orchestras now being organised., Instruments loaned froo with losooas. ; St STAlfWZX ST, Downtown) . By CHAPPY GABD2CZB NEW YORK, June 28. If tho white producers of Garland Howard's 4Chanje Your Luck" musical comedy which opened and closed at Geo. M. Cohan's theatre, had kept their hands off and allowed tha original story to Stand, tha Chine aa in that thai TtT.v would have had a good run on Broadway. As it is the show with a hundred good poutbUlUu la closed after a brief run of three weeks. More than three months ago Oar Land "Hot Stuff" Howard, author of "7 - 1 i." that had a two - year run, placed his new vehicle in rehearsal first in Harlem, later on Broadway. As the weeks passed, the show had many names, but always kept the same story In mind portrayed by actors with a reputation. Mr. 2 kins had charge of tho mualo at that early stage. Wo recall eeelng It In rehearsal twice before the Broadway premier. 'To. us it seemed a sure fire hit The etory wu good, comedy lines funny, dancing chorus, pretty, peppy and speedy. Then there wu Garland Howard and wife, received and reoognlud by Broadway for their artlsUo work, not to mention slayers from "Showboat" "Lulu Bell," "Blackbirds," "Hot Choo - . olatas." Haw eauid Ktan villi n'S backgrounds fall? What wu, wrong? ! To be sure the playere all understood their work they had risen front "small time" to stardom, many 'of them. ' White Change Ziaoa ' But thara turn tha whlta m4tia the smart white aleck .who changed tne original lines to suit his tute. Ho fuhloned Negro 'comedy and dance numbers to suit his fancy or Idea of just how Negro ae should act This hu becoma a putlme with a class of white brothers who lay claim to knowing tho Negro actor better than he knows himself. No doubt the gentlemen who ' fuhloned "Change Your Luck" for a Broadway run and woke to read tho critics' "But It Didn't" tho next morning, are wiser from their experience. The early closing caused by the "wise guys" wu an Injustice to the author whoee book could have registered. Jn the brief history of the "Changs Your Luck" run another Negro musical genius came to the front in the person of J. C. Johnson. It was his number, "Religion In the Feef that hu left Broadway shuffllner and rocklnr. They fust tant fnraat it Cora La Radd. a. haantlfnl rtiumn dark, tap - dancing girl from Newark. roccivea wormy menuon, u Ola tne four dancing acea. There wu enough natural talent In this ihnw tn cam It to success for weeks If left to the direction of Negroes. NEW YORK, June 2ft Memories ot childhood days are to be rekindled In' the hearts of aged mothers on Sunday, when all mothers of Harlem put tender years wUl be Invited to Rockland Palace at 139th and Eighth avenue to hear a program rendered by talented race actors and prominent speakers that in dude Mayor Jamee J. Walker. Commander It E. Byrd ' and our own Congressman DePrlest ' Not only will the mothers bo out In force, but children from tha guests of the Harlem Walfara Clrela. The Welfare Circle is sponsoring this nenem tor tne eiaers ana cnlldren both Of whom will ha taVan 1 nn day's outing up the Hudson or to some jersey resort in July. Appearing on the program on Sun - div a ra atlrh - Vnnwii lh..ld..l etars as B1U Robinson, Adelaide Hall. raui ueera ama wire, Johnny Hud - Kina. aatnio usio. urn. mtnnra a, ,m luii wminey. BetlnnlnC at t In tha 'af tamaon. tha show laata until X tha MUv(ii morning, with three bands ta keen things lively. . . CC3 CHORUS GIRLS, be sure you are brains. ARTISTS, what havs you to and ability bv eannantratlait a nA amateur and otherwise, can you one dollar and quallflcatiou with anrna iiiarinn FE.OYID - . Q. BENEFIT IS PLANNED 148 W.ilsUi STREET ' ' ' '''. 1 RETMUS FROM ABROAD HE JOSEPHINE HALL ' Well known radio songbird, who recently returned from ' . theatrical engagement abroad. ACTRESS LIKES ROLE im nnrni nnntiinrn Susie Sutton's Work Wins Broadway Critics Won Honors With Lafayette Players NEW YORK, June 2ft - "X reallu that my part is rather heavy, but to me it is beautiful and swsetl" Thus spoke dainty Susie Sutton, queen of Noah's Ark in the dramatlo sens. tloc. of the country, now running at the Mansflsld Theater, New York. Miss Sutton is playing the role of Noah's wife In "The Green Putures," now in Its filth month. Another sea soned pisyer opposite MUs Sutton and cut u her husband is Salem Tutt Whitney. In a soft sweet voice, weU modulated, and u dear u a pen, jaju Buiioa toia ine Court a r Ranartap haw aha UkaA hap linee and how she delighted in say ing them night after night to packed houses of New Yorks beat and most critical audiences. For Miu Sutton had been selected for this very difficult party by Mr. Connelly, producer ot the noted play. It did not take the present production to "make" Susie Sutton. It cannot bo claimed .either that the producers hy any sneer trick discoveries ran acrou thla wen trained woman and made her an actress. Honors for "making" Negro actors and actresses have often .been claimed by white promoters, producers and near - producers deallne: with our arrnun. Nitura. Aama na ture herself, endowed Susie Button witn neaun. an eieganc voice, cnarm ng personality and lore for acting. These qualities are shown in her Sunday school and church days in Baltimore. She started and starred in the "Little Buttercup" en her varv Arat ittimnt vrfth m .v.ti I rroun In (ha ,m - . tmK.ki . I debut had much to At with ha v clalon to step out upon tha haaHi pretty and rood - loohin. with - rim a off erf Can you cultivate van ai atMtv inmn ..a nmviATim. m appreciate advancement without loalns wvom nBonugu wiu irroaucera. .XTomotera. first reply. Z wtU give ytja aomploto OIJESiC!! 3v. IlEW.YOHK ' ' , - J atase. whera fama aai fortnWa m.mAtaA ha. ' Miu Button cant wall ra BaamKar Just how many parts she has playod, nor can' aha racail nn tn ulin roles she hu 'been eaCa bum ta do. Thousands of thaalamapa member her wonderful in. tare rata. mom aksa areu aramaan - avetina whUo with tho Lafarmtt 2na.r from 17 to 22. Har work la "Mask Mooo" at. tha Prlnoaaa Arm im - few years ago eaUed for tho highest praise xrom enuu cx the. whlto mat ropouian oaiiiea. in "The Oreea Futures" Mlaa Snttan'a wvw i. eharacUrlsUo of what shs haa dona sines nxsi sns came upon the stags. oaa ipacu ai UI . OSXnUiaeSS SAd sincenty ox nsr boinjr, Into every word and expression, She drridae ner ums netwesa reading good lit - nuvi ux aaryina' nap m mouer wnen not la tha theater. . BILM0RE FILM STUDIO NEW TDRIT Jnna 9 . . distinguished and out - of - town rlslV - ore to the Bllmoro film studio the - aas weex were Frlnca rkat Axnca, 2. woman Balam Turt 1 1 gnlss and the - limitation. r - star lead la "Tha oaM p..),,. Wen" Talbort noted whutrsKjaad - er: Hon. H B. Knrrr rr - r a America; It o, Madgal Ne - eoaion ut. Braluo. Jo wMjaoi, Anaxa ueywooa. oosnpoa) - srt Mayma firaaVa nti. 4..17. reader; T. L. Walker, manager. Or - .aoar; i. a wa:xar. manarer. Or - 1 wtw torx, jom ' ' Pheum Theater, Newark; H. Dubr. impressed with their spectacaai m ward Sder. proprietor Utotila TrV has wxrehased Margaret ruff'. Chapel Hill. N. J.: Mao C. DarUa. - CcaluT a pUy about courts nnelnaaa ma . - . x ft w I . .via .n IX " ton, E. D. StalL K YmV. vrr. atama atwt arUl h m man 7.. r - , - i - - ;. - - - "W ' W "V 4ft VI Saa ROBESON l TOAST OF LONDON IftW YORK. Juae r - r reco - ontiag la full it, Mt triumph la Loedoa ( p.v t. la Ue part of Shakespeare s XXi. - - u cosuuuai lauoatory rn the life of Mr. Robeeoa il his wife, havs bow reha xu - M. v kua iiiou AaaoriaX - the adyancamant f r . from Ea gland. The spare a We a y,. Kok - a the English nreaa i Of tho suloiUs Is utraora - aarrTw MoraiBg Poet, one of l.'at devotu aa eaUre aaea i. graphs of tho BradtLciiM ..j .. dltloa to a hlfhly laudatory " ruDiiaiKf pueaie&ee as aaw vorim llliUN .ui at ft a OUMCa which berlu u faUa - t.JTT. Mr. Paui Robaaoci elavxi rv.. - rf tho occasion wu one of cas - arxs. artUUo IntereeL The laUmc ae sver. wu das to the fact aot n Mr Robeeoa la a maa of ceim tM that Shakespeare gave te Otleca many charscterUUcs that wtau rather to a Negro thaa ta a to ino rut that Mr. Roteeoa a a twij pw a rust tut soccsea Wa u elnser and actar haa k. markable; and the Interest ley a vw iwwar siscoyery or u n, markable taleata.' la lu mm Da Mernlns Past ca!af u, performance a aoble one. bbcs ft iBaaay respecu than la oae i a cerest momenta ef asiiratua had azpocted." and said it vie re ceived with "tsmultuous spaUsae. - ine weu - anowa OruaaUst aai a thor. SL John Ervina. Ufa of Mr. Robeson, pobUa&at a "Paul Robeson: Negro," by Xauej Geode RobaaoBv aava la un - - t - etaads for his race. Aai kev l he stands for 1L This tao, aurW ceatly made man with the beards amgiag ywae. who u at eace a aa of dUUagulshed lataUlgtace sx4 i great athlete, la a teeumosy U o quality that is in the Nirre race ui U likely, la time to aecetse eas moner. . His story, u told 17 u wife, reyeais an unaffected sua, a epoia oy au pojmUrtty aai sea cess, .and it causes the rsaicr u understand the ilklag which sas Urn felt for him by a great ir - ry a persons." . Other prase eosuaeea briefly excerpted by the N. A. A C P. are u follows: Manchester Sunday Chreeic "Here Is a vlvtov sweepier aai. a times, almost awo - laspirtag pnx of tho Moor." Dally Exnraaa: " "ShalatMan't Haas hava asyar baca aiurta m mors xorce or with a greater soaa - Dally Chronicle: Ae tha trasatr enrolled to Its thuadaroue aaes tha actor seemed ta grow la psw wlth.lt. . la his wrath he was a rifle; la his remoraameat aabav sa - aamca: 'jar. rvoeeaaa p In tha era iil atvla thaaa aaaas which. wUl yield Uetr fua efsel no ether style." DaCy Tolagrapht "Mr. Jtaeescs hu a fins preaencs. a beastlfal rata which gtvu tha poetry its beat Ity, and conveys the seaae e s hint - ' 1 Morning Adrertlseri The aei smphatls personal triumph Cat Sj Roboaoa hu wea la this seoscy and that Is saying a great iea - his lut evening at the Sevcy TV Ur, whia he mttfe bis first ara ancs as Othello. MancheeUr Guardian: TUi It Robeeoa Is a colored actor is aaSat here nor there; that be is u ess of Immense emotional etrs&P sal with a voice of beastiful - well u of gigantic otarse Is vts mature." - - Maltlaad Dayldaon. re1etxx t" lUa of Mr. Robeson la V - 7 grapa: '.ui mormi "This moving at7 "CONJUR" TO " - BE PRODUCE - - cellent east and backlef Thoy Qa : V7i!c3 About - It 'Sucoto Don't Malco Ho Stlf '0H ALL RECORDS - Your Dealer Can Now Supply You f 4 V (10 n 1

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